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Appeal: Clark rejects 220 homes for Kent despite ‘acute’ affordable housing need

Greg Clark

Communities secretary Greg Clark has refused permission for a 220-home scheme in Maidstone, Kent, after concluding that the development would be ‘over-intensive’ and ‘anonymous’.

Clark acknowledged that Maidstone Council no longer wished to oppose the appeal after agreeing that its housing land supply stood at 2.1 years, with a “particularly acute” need in the affordable sector.However, the secretary of state agreed with inspector John Felgate’s opinion that as the appeal site lies within the Southern Anti Coalescence Belt – in which development that would significantly........
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